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More information for The Copper River escapement estimates is available if you visit the Copper River Commercial Fish salmon fishery page.

Location: Copper River (Miles L)
Species: Sockeye
Method: Sonar

The selected years are color-coded in the graphs below:

  • 2019
  • 2018
Daily Counts
Cumulative

Description: The Sonar on the Copper River is located at the outlet of Miles Lake, about 70 miles from the Chitina dipnet fishery. It takes approximately 2 weeks for salmon to travel this distance, but this is highly variable depending on the water level. The water levels listed here are an indication of the general trends in the Copper River but may not be indicative of what is occurring at Chitina. The current escapement goal for Sockeye is 360,000 to 750,000.
More information about the sonar is located Copper River sonar/weir site external link.

Sustainable Escapement Goal for Sockeye in 2019: 360,000 - 750,000 (Graphed above)

Contact: PWS Comm Fish Research Biologist,
(907) 424-3212

81 records returned for the years selected. Dashes indicate days with no count.
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Date
2019
Count
2019
Cumulative
2019
Cumulative
2018
Notes for
2019
Jul-28 - 607,940 701,577  
Jul-27 - 607,940 699,603  
Jul-26 - 607,940 697,310  
Jul-25 - 607,940 694,610  
Jul-24 - 607,940 691,478  
Jul-23 - 607,940 687,115  
Jul-22 - 607,940 681,709  
Jul-21 - 607,940 674,460  
Jul-20 - 607,940 664,249  
Jul-19 - 607,940 653,749  
Jul-18 - 607,940 642,049  
Jul-17 - 607,940 628,519  
Jul-16 - 607,940 614,693  
Jul-15 - 607,940 598,533  
Jul-14 - 607,940 583,771  
Jul-13 - 607,940 562,235  
Jul-12 - 607,940 545,491  
Jul-11 - 607,940 539,671  
Jul-10 - 607,940 537,168  
Jul-09 - 607,940 530,876  
Jul-08 - 607,940 519,772  
Jul-07 - 607,940 505,987  
Jul-06 - 607,940 492,625  
Jul-05 - 607,940 478,423  
Jul-04 - 607,940 462,499  
Jul-03 - 607,940 443,874  
Jul-02 - 607,940 425,934  
Jul-01 - 607,940 404,499  
Jun-30 - 607,940 381,549  
Jun-29 - 607,940 358,893  
Jun-28 - 607,940 337,761  
Jun-27 - 607,940 320,145  
Jun-26 - 607,940 305,446  
Jun-25 - 607,940 291,095  
Jun-24 - 607,940 278,936  
Jun-23 - 607,940 266,741  
Jun-22 14,468 607,940 258,246 Water Level Reading: 42.77 meters
Jun-21 13,440 593,472 250,506 Water Level Reading: 42.57 meters
Jun-20 17,137 580,032 245,430 Water Level Reading: 42.40 meters
Jun-19 16,644 562,895 243,384 Water Level Reading: 42.45 meters
Jun-18 13,590 546,251 240,282 Water Level Reading: 42.51 meters
Jun-17 11,120 532,661 231,804 Water Level Reading: 42.52 meters
Jun-16 19,401 521,541 221,557 Water Level Reading: 42.53 meters
Jun-15 17,247 502,140 209,287 Water Level Reading: 42.42 meters
Jun-14 10,621 484,893 197,293 Water Level Reading: 42.23 meters
Jun-13 17,550 474,272 187,063 Water Level Reading: 42.14 meters
Jun-12 23,567 456,722 178,693 Water Level Reading: 42.12 meters
Jun-11 14,625 433,155 167,772 Water Level Reading: 42.02 meters
Jun-10 9,096 418,530 154,866 Water Level Reading: 41.62 meters
Jun-09 15,348 409,434 141,636 Water Level Reading: 41.88 meters
Jun-08 20,982 394,086 129,861 Water Level Reading: 41.86 meters
Jun-07 14,916 373,104 117,850 Water Level Reading: 41.77 meters
Jun-06 27,072 358,188 106,366 Water Level Reading: 41.67 meters
Jun-05 39,432 331,116 95,515 Water Level Reading: 41.58 meters
Jun-04 31,320 291,684 81,768 Water Level Reading: 41.55 meters
Jun-03 20,130 260,364 67,306 Water Level Reading: 41.60 meters
Jun-02 18,798 240,234 55,840 Water Level Reading: 41.62 meters
Jun-01 18,972 221,436 45,884 Water Level Reading: 41.61 meters
May-31 16,140 202,464 39,122 Water Level Reading: 41.66 meters
May-30 22,903 186,324 31,916 Water Level Reading: 41.80 meters
May-29 22,566 163,421 23,732 Water Level Reading: 41.72 meters
May-28 14,987 140,855 17,342 Water Level Reading: 41.35 meters
May-27 9,799 125,868 12,566 Water Level Reading: 40.75 meters
May-26 11,286 116,069 8,955 Water Level Reading: 40.30 meters
May-25 17,754 104,783 5,865 Water Level Reading: 40.26 meters
May-24 14,681 87,029 3,950 Water Level Reading: 40.16 meters
May-23 12,876 72,348 2,520 Water Level Reading: 39.95 meters
May-22 18,246 59,472 1,619 Water Level Reading: 39.78 meters
May-21 15,133 41,226 1,031 Water Level Reading: 39.66 meters
May-20 8,202 26,093 499 Water Level Reading: 39.54 meters
May-19 5,172 17,891 185 Water Level Reading: 39.49 meters
May-18 5,185 12,719 27 Water Level Reading: 39.44 meters
May-17 4,270 7,534 0 Water Level Reading: 39.37 meters
May-16 2,178 3,264 0 Water Level Reading: 39.30 meters
May-15 714 1,086 0 Water Level Reading: 39.29 meters
May-14 240 372 0 Water Level Reading: 39.35 meters
May-13 54 132 0 NB:24 hr, SB: 4hr
May-12 66 78 0 NB: 11 hr, SB: 7 hr
May-11 12 12 0 NB: 4 hr
May-10 0 0 0 NB deployed 5/8, 7 hr 0 fish, 5/9: 3hr 0 fish 5/10: not deployed due to ice
May-08 0 0 0 7 hours